Benelux Conference 2010

sofitel_eindhovenAround 50 delegates attended the 2010 Benelux Conference, held on
Wednesday 10th November 2010, at the Sofitel Hotel, Eindhoven, Netherlands.

This event was free of charge to attend and open to both members and non-members of the LUA.

There were a wide variety of presentations, for M3 customers, with Customer Case Studies, Lawson Extended Services, Lawson Training, and vendor exhibition and presentations.

(As the presentations from this conference are now outdated the access links have been removed. If required please use the contact form to request a copy)

Welcome & LUA Update

Graham Maxfield, General Manager of the LUA, welcomed the delegates to this first ever Benelux Conference, and gave an update of the activities of LUA & GAM3.

Case Study – Raleigh UK

Barrie Timson, Business Systems Mgr of Raleigh UK, based in Nottingham, UK, gave a presentation of their
e-commerce roll out to Bicycle Dealers, large and small, using the m-Power software from mrc.

Case Study – Incotec Group

Peter Oosterhoff, I.T. Manager of the Incotec Group, introduced the presentation of their company’s use of Spreadsheet Server, which was given by Bill Iserwood of Excelogy.

Case Study – Victaulic

Patrick Verlee, M.I.S. Manager EMEA of Victaulic, gave a presentation of their company’s global roll-out of M3 7.1.

Database Archiving

Michelle Ayers, of Vision Solutions, gave a generic presentation about the benefits and pitfalls to be avoided when archiving data from your Movex / M3 database.

Lawson Learning

Simon Truran, Lawson’s M3 Training Manager, gave a presentation of the changes that happened recently, including Customer Accreditation course, and new M3 10.1 courses.

Remote Monitoring & Support

Mike Ryan of the Essist Omikron Group gave a presentation about their services to provide monitoring & 1st line support services for your iSeries remotely.

Case Study – Struik Foods

Rolf van Aalderen and Richard Bakkenes, of Struik Foods, gave a joint presentation of their company’s use of Automated Data Capture software, supplied by Readsoft, to dramatically improve their processing of Supplier Invoices.

Performance Reviews of M3

Fuaad Buras, Professional Services Director of Totalamber, gave a generic presentation of the common findings from recent reviews of various M3 implementations.

Lawson Extended Services

Hein Wagenaar, one of Lawson’s Client Solutions Consultants for the Benelux, gave a presentation of the role of this new organisation within Lawson. He also introduced John Broucke, who is the Project Lead for the region.

Conference Close

Graham Maxfield closed the Conference at 16:00 p.m.